Dillard University Chemistry Program
Chemistry B.S. Degree, Chemistry Minor
A degree in chemistry prepares you for a multitude of exciting career paths including medicine, engineering, law, science, and even the retail industry. Our chemistry program develops your research skills, critical thinking, and writing, while providing a diverse knowledge base that prepares you for diverse career opportunities. A degree in chemistry from Dillard prepares you for graduate and professional school or industry opportunities that span from consulting business owners on patent law to cosmetics formulation and food industries.
The mission of the program in chemistry is to prepare you for professional practice as a chemist through a highly personalized and learning-centered approach for employment, graduate school, and/or professional school. We provide a basic and broad understanding of the fundamentals of chemistry with progression to advanced concepts and instrumental methods to prepare you for opportunities in the areas of research, development, production, sales consulting and management.
Our program provides a basic understanding of chemical fundamentals in general, analytical, and organic chemistry as well as an introduction to advanced concepts in biochemistry and physical chemistry preparing you to pursue advanced degrees in:
- analytical chemistry
- inorganic chemistry
- organic chemistry
- physical chemistry
Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate basic knowledge and skills in courses offered in the major and skills related to the chemistry profession.
Demonstrate competence in using various techniques and equipment following the proper experimental procedure and ability to produce analyze, and draw conclusions from laboratory data and write a complete report.
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